The United States Hockey League today announced the weekly award winners for the 27th week of the 2011-12 USHL regular season.
Award winners include forward Jamie Hill of the Waterloo Black Hawks, named recipient of CCM Offensive Player of the Week; defensemen Jordan Schmaltz of the Green Bay Gamblers and Kenney Morrison of the Omaha Lancers, selected as co-recipients of CCM Defensive Player of the Week; and Matt Skoff of the Sioux City Musketeers who earned Reebok Goaltender of the Week.
Hill scored seven points (1g, 6a) and posted a plus-four rating to lead the Black Hawks to three victories in three nights. He assisted on half of the team’s 12 goals during the weekend, including a USHL career high three assists in Friday’s 4-2 win over Tri-City. The third-year Black Hawks forward added two assists in Saturday’s 4-1 victory against Muskegon and then had his third straight multi-point game with two points (1g, 1a) in Sunday’s 4-1 win over Lincoln. Hill is a 20-year-old native of Glassboro, New Jersey and has collected 33 points (8g, 25a) in 50 games this season. His 25 assists are the second most on the team.